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House Passes Biennial Budget

June 4, 2019

The House passed a budget which is responsible, stable, and funds the Rainy Day Fund at historic levels. With significant investments in education, job growth, and economic development throughout the state, the budget holds the line on spending.

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House Passes Minimum Wage Increase

May 9, 2019

Minimum wage workers are moving closer to a living wage. The House approved House Bill 5004 to increase the minimum wage incrementally over the next few years to $15 in 2023.

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Upcoming Earth Day Events

April 17, 2019

The first Earth Day was held April 22, 1970 to protest industrial development and the devastating effects that accompanied it. While we have made great strides holding corporations accountable to protect our planet, we have more work to do, especially as our environmental regulations become more lax.

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The GOP Transportation Plan

April 1, 2019

Our roads and bridges – not to mention, our entire transportation system – are in dire need of funding. The state’s Special Transportation Fund is just years from insolvency and we can only fund repair projects, not improvements.

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